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of keeping the local landmark. >>> it's a bay area commuter's dream come true. an electric vehicle with a safety and comfort of a car and the parking friendly features of a motorcycle. sound good? cbs 5 reporter john ramos shows us if you have $24,000, a san francisco company may have just the right fit for you. >> and so we have battery pack here. >> reporter: when daniel kim was almost crushed to death under his old suv, he got to thinking about the size of the cars we drive. >> it became very obvious there's a lot of weight. most people drive alone. so why not cut the car in half? >> reporter: so he created this c-1 an electric motorcycle that stands alone. with its patented gyroscopic controls the cycle balances itself and can take a hit without toppling over. fit motors is refining it in its san francisco shop and will initially market it to the iphone generation. >> the generation used to an app who would rather have a smartphone than a vehicle. >> reporter: because of the lightweight the motorcycle can travel 200 miles on a charge, 0 to 60 in less than 6 seconds with a top s
is a franchise and the local owner hasn't responded to our requests for comment. >> we haven't heard back from your manager. >> reporter: the windham hotel group says, we are acknowledging the allegations made by the guest. we are currently looking into the matter with the hotel and will take appropriate action. ♪ [ music ] the band switched hotels. the man who grew up in the segregated south said he didn't hear the remark about "those people" but he says he recognizes discrimination. [ inaudible ] >> permanent indelible scar on your brain, you know? and for that to happen in 2012 is made me think about it. this has to stop. >> reporter: the human rights commission is looking over the complaint. if they begin an official investigation and find violations, the hotel do end up on a list of businesses not in good standing with san francisco. the hotel says they believe in diversity and have a national reputation as such but for this local franchise owner they need to have a talk with them. >> thank you. >>> the governor's tax hike proposal is slipping in the polls. now an enormous amount of mon
dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. prices at th >>> experts blame a complicate mix of refine rye outages and pipeline problems for the dramatic rise of prices at the pump. julie watts provides perspective on the prices. >> reporter: just the past 24 hours, we have seen another 8- cent hike in gas prices. on september 30, the average price of a gallon of regular in california was $4.14. we're now closing in on $4.45. if it's any consolation, it could be worse. highest prices in the state are in los angeles, so not here. and the highest average price in california history was $4.61 in 2008. >>> now, one manteca gas station owner has locked his pumps yesterday and refused to sell he is he so fed up. he couldn't stomach being forced to charge nearly $5 a gallon. he is back in business today and keeping prices as low as possible but says his costs have increased nearly a dollar a gallon in a week and he hopes drivers will spend money inside his
a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. crime rates have penninsula police jumping into action. they're getting proactive by teaching students life savig >>> the abduction of sierra lamar and increasing crime rates have peninsula police getting pro-active by teaching students life-saving techniques. patrick sedillo shows us how these moves actually work. >> reporter: this isn't a schoolyard fight. it's actually 7th graders at central middle schoool in san carlos learning self-defense. and how to get out of bad situations. >> we educate kids on how to stay safe and self-defense techniques to keep them safe. >> i can't hold her. >> reporter: officer eric holds a fifth degree black belt in campo karate. he knows what he's talking about. >> it stops the bleeding. it gives themself confidence. >> reporter: peninsula police decided to get pro-active a
. the support is here locally as well as nationwide. 400,000 signatures. he said he thought that people out there understand this is not about sexual orientation, it's about the person you are inside. he wants that award. he feels he has earned it and hopes to put pressure on the organization that somehow they will relent and let him have it. >> keep us updated. len ramirez, thank you. >>> one of the latest crime victims in oakland is a city council candidate robbed at gunpoint. it happened after he attended an anticrime meeting. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez on the robbery right outside the candidate's home. >> reporter: we're in a neighborhood here 51st near broadway. you know, this is not a place where they see a lot of crime but neighbors say they have noticed street crime lately and a man running for city council noticed it firsthand last night. >>> i had the phone with the earbuds in my phone. >> reporter: dan kalb, a candidate for oakland city council, district 1, was just getting back from a neighborhood crime prevention meeting last night around 8:30. he had just parked his car down t
this weekend. starting tomorrow, you will need to dial area codes when making local calls. that's because the new 669 area code is being added to the region. this affects people in santa clara county and parts of alameda county and santa cruz county, as well. no matter which area code you live in, 408 or the new 669, you will need to dial 1 first. >>> if you use the san mateo bridge, you're going to have to find another way across the bay over the next two weekends. it will be closed for maintenance. starting tonight at 10:00 until 5 a.m. on monday, crews will be replacing a 60-foot section of the bridge with a new seismic joint. caltrans says it is a more permanent solution for cracks found two years ago during an inspection. in the meantime, drivers should use the dumbarton bridge or bay bridge as an alternate. >>> how many times have you hopped on the freeway and immediately got stuck in a traffic jam? you will soon be able to avoid that thanks to a smart highway project just launched by caltrans. don ford shows us how it is supposed to keep one bay area freeway flowing. >> reporter: i
and hundreds of unique, you know, local neighbors, you know, listing their empty parking space or even in some case even moving their cars to sort of capitalize on all this extra traffic. >> reporter: he says driveway rentals regional champions range from $15 to $90 depending on location and, yes, there is a premium on busy weekends. they have about 1,000 driveways so far but park please isn't the only game in town. >> we just launched in san francisco about two weeks ago. >> reporter: parking panda is a baltimore-based company that has fewer local driveways but also lets you reserve a spot in a garage. cofounder nick miller believes the increase in driveway rental competition is encouraging. >> other people being out there means more people are becoming aware of the way, you know, that you can book parking online. >> reporter: but park please believes that their certainly service sets them apart from the rest in an industry dominated by technology they personally verify each driveway. the key they believe to success. >> you already have a reservation for tomorrow, too, right? >> yes. >> great
local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ ,,,, appeal award two years in a row. of the hottest temperaturesf >>> a little taste of summer at the dawn of october. the bay area is roasting in some of the hottest temperatures of the year. even san francisco topped 90 degrees. cbs 5 reporter, on this late- season sizzle. >> reporter: it did get really, really hot. this is a great place for people to bring their kids. they can watch the planes coming in. but a lot of cement out here, so it gets really hot. simply put, people are tired of thi
one local merchandiser felt an impact immediately. >>> reporter: as fans celebrated, mike smith and his team at graphic sportswear were working overnight. >> great to be part of it to see your t-shirt on tv, players wearing t my friends, family calling me, is that your shirt? is that your shirt? >> reporter: workers went into overdrive after the giants won the pennant. the team of's win translated into a business win for smith. >> normally we're done with christmas orders during october. and usually now our presses aren't running. but this has really helped us. >> reporter: fresh off the printing screens to at&t's dugout store. the store opened earlier than normal but not early enough for some die-hard fans. >> had to get it before everybody else got it so you can support the team and just proud, proud to be a san franciscan. >> showing the pride for the team and the fact that we won six elimination games in a row to do this. it's pretty am pressive. >> reporter: ground crews prepped the field for afternoon practice. the tigers will be here at 4:00 and the giants will be here at
it and it goes out to all the neighbors in a mile radius. >> alert id is free and is supported by local law enforcement. >>> coming up in our next half hour, rather strange burglary burglaries targeting dental offices. the thieves are after something that coul kill. the invisible danger. >> michelle obama comes to california for cash. the celebrities helping the first lady's fundraiser. >> microsoft overhauls its flagship product. the radical changes coming to windows. ,,,, with over 200 varieties, keur makes breng a delicious cup of coffee simple. how does it brew such great coffee? well... inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, and if you travel up this mountain, there's this huge coffee grinder. and thhe cofe lands in this cup anr rud watees through. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. ,,,, this that police in oaklande hoping to avoid tonight: as the occupy movement marka very violent anniversary. >>> now at 6:30 it's scenes like this in oakland that police hope to avoid as the "occupy" marks a violent anniversary. a year ago tonight, poli
education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. dennis is live in oakland wh the spor >>> another important game at the coliseum tonight. dennis live in oakland with the sports report. dennis. >> yeah, it is a wonderful evening for baseball. 82 degrees. texas rangers and the oakland athletics, let's just hope there is no champagne hangover for the as last night because there is still a pennant to be won in the american league west. at the top half of the graphic, the as trail texas by a game in the division standings. they win tonight and they tie the rangers for the american league west. the division crown then would be determined tomorrow afternoon. if they don't win the division, right now, they are a half game behind baltimore for the top wild card spot. the winner of the wild card with the best record will host the one game play-off on friday. now, for just a few hours last
you. >>> an entire america's cup team is high and dry after a local sailor rescued their runaway racing yacht. he then demanded a hefty reward for its return. cbs 5 reporter john ramos explains the case is now sailing for court. >> reporter: america's cup yachts are the racehorses of the high seas but the sunday before last one of them got out of the barn. somehow in the middle of the night, the french boat "energy" slipped its mooring lines and drifted out into the bay. it ended up over by the rocky shore of treasure island where it was spotted by a man named todd. he tied it to's own boat an towed it to the safety of the treasure island marina. >> they should do a better job tying up their boat. >> reporter: but now they can't because after this sunday's race, the boat was literally arrested and taken into custody. it seems todd knew about maritime law and filed a legal salvage claim against this boat. >> how sharp was this guy. >> reporter: he says a case from 1869 establishes the right of a person to be compensated for rescuing a vessel adrift on the sea. >> on the sea... tha
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